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How a doubted hypothesis has been proven true.
On the route to cheap and efficient fuel cells.
Friend or foe, chequered or striped – the brain divides everything around us in categories. How the brain manages this task under pressure.
This process could make the synthesis of drugs and other substances easier, more environmentally friendly and cheaper.
The destruction of bacteria by immune cells only takes a few seconds. Researchers succeeded in capturing the process on film.
The team wants to make properties of certain complex molecules more predictable. This could also benefit industry.
The products might include agents with pharmaceutical potential.
In the future, farmers will be able to determine directly in the field if and how much fertiliser their plants need at any given moment.
When it comes to offering blame, the boss always comes off worse than an employee. It appears this has nothing to do with whether he made the poor decision or not.
Why male hugs are the exception.
Using quantum switches, physicists succeeded in beating the current resolution limit.
Approximately 12 per cent of the global population suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; most of the affected patients are smokers. So far, there are no options for cure.
A lot of research is being conducted into the acidification of the world’s oceans. A recent study has proved that freshwater bodies are likewise affected. Rising carbon dioxide levels could upset the balance of species.
The scent of grandma’s Christmas biscuits or the cologne of your first love – some odours are like keys to a door into the past.
What used to take months can now be performed within a few days.
Numerous chemical and industrial processes take place in solution. But the exact interactions between solvent and solute are not yet understood.
Researchers have tested the treatment efficacy of a well-known drug for an entirely different disease.
Biocatalysts are large protein molecules. The actual reaction takes place only at a small centrepiece. But the rest also plays a role.
Scientists at Freie Universität Berlin and Ruhr-Universität Bochum investigate the biological production of an energy source of the future.
Why Facebook appeals to materialists.